A&M-Central Texas Community Counseling and Family Therapy Center Grand Opening Thursday

MEDIA ADVISORY

February 13, 2011

Contact: Alison Rex, news@ct.tamus.edu

 

Killeen, TEXAS— Texas A&M University-Central Texas will open its new Community Counseling and Therapy Center this Thursday, February 16, 2012 from 4:00pm—7:00pm. The new center is a part of the School of Education and is located at the university’s North Campus (701 Whitlow Dr. Killeen, TX 76541).

The Community Counseling and Family Therapy Center (CCFTC) serves as both a training facility for A&M-Central Texas graduate students in the Departments of Education and Psychology and as a form of counseling services to the local community. Quality counseling for individuals, couples, and families is provided on a sliding scale. Clients will receive the highest quality of services from clinicians-in training under the supervision of university faculty, whom are licensed to practice in various fields of mental health (Professional Counseling, Marriage and Family Therapy, and School Psychology). Faculty, staff, and students have a legal and ethical responsibility to provide professional, high quality services for clients who seek these services.

Advanced graduate students will counsel members of the community regarding a variety of concerns. Some of the issues addressed are:

For Adults:

Couple relationship problems

Premarital counseling

Communication skills

Divorce recovery

Depression

Managing anxiety and stress

Grief

 

For Children and Adolescents:

Parenting challenges

Family conflict

Behavior problems

Depression

Anxiety

Peer relationships

School challenges

Attention deficit and hyperactivity

 

The grand opening event is open to all students, faculty, staff, and community members. Light refreshments will be served.

For more information about the CCFTC please contact Ida MacDonald, MA, Licensed Professional Counselor and TAMUCT Director of Counseling Services at 254-519-5434.

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